Friday, January 10, 2014

NSW: America: Painting A Nation

Conspiracy - Edward Biberman 
Between 1937 and 1941, he executed murals in the Federal Building post office, Los Angeles and in the Venice, California post office. He also completed several portraits of notable American cultural figures, including Lena Horne. In the 1960s, Biberman hosted television programs on art, including "Dialogues in Art" from 1967-1968. His brother, Herbert Biberman was a film director (SALT OF THE EARTH, 1954), who, as one ot the Hollywood Ten, was imprisoned for contempt of Congress by the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

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